[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-ati 7.9.0

poma pomidorabelisima at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 09:59:57 UTC 2017

On 16.03.2017 09:16, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> I'm pleased to announce the 7.9.0 release of xf86-video-ati, the Xorg
> driver for ATI/AMD Radeon GPUs supported by the radeon kernel driver.
> This release supports xserver versions 1.10-1.19.
> NOTE for packagers: Please ship the new 10-radeon.conf file in the same
> package as radeon_drv.so.
> Highlights:
> * Allow TearFree to be toggled at runtime via an RandR output property
>   "TearFree". The xorg.conf option "TearFree" now controls the default
>   value of the output properties.
> * Use glamor by default for 2D acceleration with >= R600 and Xorg >=
>   1.18.3.
> * Ship 10-radeon.conf xorg.conf.d snippet for Xorg >= 1.16, so that the
>   radeon driver can be loaded automatically even when the ati wrapper
>   driver isn't installed.
> * Support loading the amdgpu driver from the ati wrapper driver.
> * Use DRM render nodes for DRI3 clients when available.
> Plus many other improvements and fixes. Thanks to everybody who
> contributed to this release in any way!


There are two applicable patches within Fedora:

Are these patches required, if so, care to explain?


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